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The Refugee Regime

Laura Robson

in States of Separation: Transfer, Partition, and the Making of the Modern Middle East

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520292154
eISBN:
9780520965669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292154.003.0003
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter looks at the construction of refugee camps, enclaves, and settlements for displaced “minorities” in Syria and Iraq during the interwar period. It argues that this refugee regime spawned ... More


Camps Go Global: Lessons, Legacies, and Forgotten Solidarities

Aidan Forth

in Barbed-Wire Imperialism: Britain's Empire of Camps, 1876-1903

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520293960
eISBN:
9780520967267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293960.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Britain’s empire of camps set a template for military detention during World War I and World War II as well as for humanitarian management throughout the twentieth century. British concentration ... More


The Palestinian Refugee Community in Syria

Anaheed Al-Hardan

in Palestinians in Syria: Nakba Memories of Shattered Communities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231176361
eISBN:
9780231541220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231176361.003.0003
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter constructs a historical, social and political portrait of the Palestinian refugee community in Syria since the arrival in the wake of the Nakba, paying attention to key institutions and ... More


Setting the Stage

Jocelyn Viterna

in Women in War: The Micro-processes of Mobilization in El Salvador

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199843633
eISBN:
9780199369591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199843633.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter examines the history of the civil war in El Salvador, outlines what actions were available to campesina women during the war, and examines how those possible actions changed over time ... More


‘Cities of barracks’: refugees in the Austrian part of the Habsburg Empire during the First World War

Martina Hermann

in Europe on the Move: Refugees in the Era of the Great War

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784994419
eISBN:
9781526128232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784994419.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter introduces refugee politics in Austria-Hungary, in particular Cisleithania, and then explores the approach of the Habsburg administration towards refugees. Austrian officials established ... More


Between refugees and the state: Hungarian Jewry and the wartime Jewish refugee crisis in Austria-Hungary1

Rebekah Klein-Pejšová

in Europe on the Move: Refugees in the Era of the Great War

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784994419
eISBN:
9781526128232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784994419.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter draws on previously unstudied archival sources to examine strategies of negotiating Hungarian refugee policy during the First World War by local Hungarian Jewish communities, and the ... More


The Campaign: The Sprint to Kinshasa and the Rwandan–Angolan Cold War

Philip Roessler and Harry Verhoeven

in Why Comrades Go to War: Liberation Politics and the Outbreak of Africa's Deadliest Conflict

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190611354
eISBN:
9780190686581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190611354.003.0006
Subject:
History, African History

The military operation to unseat Mobutu forms the subject of this chapter. It opens with the blistering assault of the Rwandan Patriotic Army on the giant refugee camps outside Goma and Bukavu. ... More


Borders and Mobilities in the Middle East: Emerging Challenges for Syrian Refugees in “Bilad Al-Sham”

Natalia Ribas-Mateos

in Mobility and Forced Displacement in the Middle East

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780197531365
eISBN:
9780197554579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197531365.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter addresses the transformation of geopolitical lines and borders in a globalizing world. In the Middle East, this transformation has been accompanied by severe social inequalities that ... More


Life and Death in the Depots

Andrew Pearson

in Distant freedom: "St Helena and the abolition of the slave trade, 1840-1872"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781781382837
eISBN:
9781781383957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382837.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This chapter examines the operation of St Helena’s Liberated African Establishment, and the experiences of those within it. In its first part it discusses the organisational structure of the ... More


The US Military in Okinawa

Etsuko Takushi Crissey

in Okinawa's GI Brides: Their Lives in America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824856489
eISBN:
9780824875619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824856489.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The Battle of Okinawa, which began in late March and ended in late June, 1945, took the lives of 94,000 Japanese soldiers, 28,000 Okinawans in local defence corps, which included middle school boys, ... More


The Territory at Stake: To Die for Palestine

Riva Kastoryano

in Burying Jihadis: Bodies Between State, Territory, and Identity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190889128
eISBN:
9780190942960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190889128.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

The Israeli-Palestinian conflict undeniably provides elements for an analysis in terms of territorial and non-territorial attachment, and local and global conflict. Jihad is in this case interpreted ... More


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